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More Indians Hitting Trade Market

After dealing Mark DeRosa, the Indians are expected to float a few more names out on the trade market.

Cleveland is 12 games behind Detroit for first place in the AL Central.

The Indians could trade a trio of players that are not under contract for the 2010 season: reliever Rafael Betancourt, starting pitcher Carl Pavano and infielder Jamey Carroll.


Indians Send DeRosa To St. Louis

The Indians traded infielder Mark DeRosa to the Cardinals on Saturday night for reliever Chris Perez and a player to be named later, according to an Associated Press report.

DeRosa, who the Indians acquired from the Cubs in a trade last offseason, was hitting .270 with 13 homers and 50 RBIs.

Via AP

Cubs Have Inquired About DeRosa

The Cubs have had conversations with the Indians about re-acquiring infielder Mark DeRosa.

Sources confirmed to the Chicago Sun-Times that the two clubs talked about DeRosa earlier this month.

The Cubs traded DeRosa to the Indians in January for three pitching prospects, but they are in need of another infielder with Amaris Ramirez battling shoulder issues.

Via Chicago Sun-Times

Marlins Among Teams Interested In DeRosa

The Marlins are among a host of teams that are interested in Indians' infielder Mark DeRosa.

Florida would like to use DeRosa at third base.

Via FOX Sports

Indians Get Veras From Yanks For Cash

The Indians have acquired reliever Jose Veras from the Yankees for cash.

Veras was 3-1 with a 5.96 ERA in 25 games before New York designated him for assignment June 16.

Cleveland must make a roster move before adding Veras to its 25-man roster.


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